Associate Degree in Information Technology

Associate Degree in Information Technology

Course Information

About This Course

The School of Information Technology invites aspiring students to join its Associate Degree in Information Technology programme. Our programme is meticulously designed to meet global trade, commerce, and industry standards, ensuring students receive a world-class education that prepares them for future career success.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the programme, students will be able to:

  • Develop a strong foundation in Information Technology principles and practices.
  • Gain proficiency in programming, database management, and network security.
  • Understand business processes and IT strategy.
  • Prepare for advanced studies and professional growth in IT and related fields.

Material Includes

  • Comprehensive textbooks and reference materials.
  • Access to online learning resources and e-journals.
  • Lecture notes and presentations.
  • Software and Tools.
  • Industrial training and internship opportunities.

Entry Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent with minimum ‘C’ level passes in English and Mathematics.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.50.

Certification Options

  • Completion of Years 1 & 2: Students can obtain a Diploma Certificate.
  • Completion of Years 1, 2 & 3: Students can obtain an Associate Degree Certificate.

Target Audience

  • High school graduates seeking a career in Information Technology.
  • Individuals interested in pursuing higher studies in IT, Computer Science, or related fields
  • Professionals looking to upgrade their IT skills and knowledge.
Year 1
Semester 1 Semester 2
(BM0101) Personality Development (IT0102) Business Mathematics
(IT0101) Fundamentals of IT (BM0104) Fundamentals of Business Practices
(BM0102) Principles of Management (AF0101) Principles of Accounting
(BM0103) Business and Academic English (ED0101) Introduction to Economics
Year 2
Semester 1 Semester 2
(IT0201) Introduction to Information Systems (IT0211) Introduction to Computer Networks and Data Communication
(IT0202) Programming Fundamentals (IT0206) Advanced Computer Programming
(IT0202) Web Systems (IT0207) Operating Systems & Machine Principles
(IT0204) Database Management Systems (IT0208) Industry Study on IT
Year 3
Semester 1 Semester 2
(IT0301) Critical Thinking & Problem Solving (IT0305) Graphics and Multimedia
(IT0310) Cyber Security Operations (IT0306) IT Infrastructure Management
(IT0303) Object Oriented Programming and Design (IT0309) The Switching Routing and Wireless Network
(IT0304) Business Process and IT Strategy (Group A) Elective 1
Elective Subjects
Group A
(IT0209) Business Statistics
(ED0305) Cost Benefit Analysis
(BM0205) Entrepreneurship and Small Business

Overview
 

About This Course

The School of Information Technology invites aspiring students to join its Associate Degree in Information Technology programme. Our programme is meticulously designed to meet global trade, commerce, and industry standards, ensuring students receive a world-class education that prepares them for future career success.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the programme, students will be able to:
  • Develop a strong foundation in Information Technology principles and practices.
  • Enhance problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Gain proficiency in programming, database management, and network security.
  • Understand business processes and IT strategy.
  • Prepare for advanced studies and professional growth in IT and related fields.

Material Includes

  • Comprehensive textbooks and reference materials.
  • Access to online learning resources and e-journals.
  • Lecture notes and presentations.
  • Software and Tools.
  • Industrial training and internship opportunities.

Entry Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent with minimum ‘C’ level passes in English and Mathematics.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.50.

Certification Options

  • Completion of Years 1 & 2: Students can obtain a Diploma Certificate.
  • Completion of Years 1, 2 & 3: Students can obtain an Associate Degree Certificate.

Target Audience

  • High school graduates seeking a career in Information Technology.
  • Individuals interested in pursuing higher studies in IT, Computer Science, or related fields.
  • Professionals looking to upgrade their IT skills and knowledge.
Course Content
Year 1
Semester 1 Semester 2
(BM0101) Personality Development (IT0102) Business Mathematics
(IT0101) Fundamentals of IT (BM0104) Fundamentals of Business Practices
(BM0102) Principles of Management (AF0101) Principles of Accounting
(BM0103) Business and Academic English (ED0101) Introduction to Economics
Year 2
Semester 1 Semester 2
(IT0201) Introduction to Information Systems (IT0211) Introduction to Computer Networks and Data Communication
(IT0202) Programming Fundamentals (IT0206) Advanced Computer Programming
(IT0202) Web Systems (IT0207) Operating Systems & Machine Principles
(IT0204) Database Management Systems (IT0208) Industry Study on IT
Year 3
Semester 1 Semester 2
(IT0301) Critical Thinking & Problem Solving (IT0305) Graphics and Multimedia
(IT0310) Cyber Security Operations (IT0306) IT Infrastructure Management
(IT0303) Object Oriented Programming and Design (IT0309) The Switching Routing and Wireless Network
(IT0304) Business Process and IT Strategy (Group A) Elective 1
Elective Subjects
Group A
(IT0209) Business Statistics
(ED0305) Cost Benefit Analysis
(BM0205) Entrepreneurship and Small Business
Fee Structure

For further information and admission details, please contact:

Portion 1553 Sogeri Road 11 Mile, P.O Box 5181 Boroko NCD, Papua New Guinea
Phone: (675) 74114100
BMobile: (675) 7526086
Digicel: (675) 70031097
Email: ask@ibs.ac.pg
Website: www.ibs.ac.pg

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